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Vol 21 No 9 Sept/Oct 2016

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Effective Legal Research 4th ed

ISBN13: 9780414051911
Previous Edition ISBN: 9780414022942
Published: February 2016
Publisher: Sweet & Maxwell Ltd
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: £19.95

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Researching and tracing information is an essential skill that students need to master if they want to succeed both in their studies and in their future careers. Effective Legal Research is a practical guide to researching or tracing legal information effectively.

  • Helps users find the material they need with the minimum of effort, and to use it with confidence – essential skills for every law student
  • Presents the information in a step-by-step format, leading the reader through the world of legal research from using a law library to searching online
  • Explains how to research EU and ECHR materials
  • Incorporates examples of Law Reports, Acts, Halsbury’s, Current Law, Hansard and European materials from the Official Journal, Eur-Lex and the European Court of Justice
  • Includes coverage of current awareness websites and legal blogs
  • Includes detailed coverage of online sources of UK official publications
  • Contains Tip Boxes highlighting important points to remember
  • Appendices include Abbreviations list of Reports, Series and Journals, Summary of Sources for English Law, Online Sources of Scots , Northern Ireland and International Law

Legal Skills and Method
Making the most of a law library
Using online sources of law
Law reports
UK official publications
How to find information on a subject
European Union law